Sports Authority of India launched a new initiative “Create for India” campaign to encourage the Indian team

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1.Central Government launched a National Awards Portal

The Union Government has launched a National Awards Portal to bring together various Ministries, Departments and Agencies and to ensure transparency and public participation in them. This portal will facilitate every citizen or organization to nominate individuals or organizations for various awards given by the government . The portal is available at https://awards.gov.in .

2.Nominations for Padma Awards can be made till September 15

Nominations for Padma Awards 2023 can be made till 15th September this year . Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Vibhushan are the highest civilian awards of the country . The Ministry of Home Affairs has informed that the process of online nomination and recommendation for Padma Awards was started on May 1 this year. The awards will be announced on Republic Day next year. These awards are given for distinguished work and exceptional achievements and contribution to service in the fields of arts, literature and education, sports, medicine, social work, science and engineering, public affairs, civil service, trade and industry. The ministry has said that all citizens of the country are eligible for these awards without any distinction of caste, occupation, position or gender.

3.Indermeet Gill appointed as Chief Economist of World Bank

Indermeet Gill was recently appointed as the Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Development Economics, World Bank .has been appointed as He will replace American economist Carmen Reinhart for the post. Indermit Gill will be appointed on September 1, 2022. He is currently the Institute’s vice president of equitable development, finance and leading work on macroeconomics, debt, poverty, business and governance. For the post of Chief Economist, he will work with country governments on macroeconomic imbalances, development, institutions, poverty, conflict and climate change. He is known for his intellectual contributions to development economics. He has become the second Indian to serve as the Chief Economist at the World Bank. Prior to him, Kaushik Basu worked as Chief Economist from 2012 to 2016.

4.Rajasthan Mahila Nidhi: Cooperative bank run by women will be started in Rajasthan

The Government of Rajasthan has recently approved the Stree Nidhi Credit Co-operative Federation of the Government of Telangana to set up a women-only cooperative bank called “Rajasthan Mahila Nidhi” .signed a Memorandum of Understanding with It will promote women empowerment by supporting their enterprises. Rajasthan Mahila Nidhi will be established on the lines of Telangana Stree Nidhi. It will strengthen the Self Help Groups of women in Rajasthan by providing them timely credit facilities for their enterprises. It will be operated by all women employees. It will be set up as a complementary body with the formal banking system. This institution can reduce the number of loan applications pending in banks. The proposal for the establishment of Rajasthan Mahila Nidhi was placed by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in the budget speech of 2022-23. During the initial two years of operation, the state government will provide a grant of Rs 50 crore. Apart from this, the state government has demanded a grant of Rs 110 crore from the central government. Mahila Nidhi will be operational in 15 districts of Rajasthan in the first year. At present, it has covered 6 districts Karauli, Kota, Alwar,

5.Russia decides to leave the International Space Station after 2024

Russia has decided to leave the International Space Center after 2024 . The decision was announced by Yuri Bori Sof , the newly appointed President of Russia’s space agency Roscosmos . President Vladimir Putin was also informed about this. The announcement comes amid rising tensions between Russia and the West over Russia’s military crackdown in Ukraine and several rounds of unprecedented sanctions against it. Russia and the United States have been working together for the Space Station, established in 1998, in Earth orbit . Yuri Bori Sof also told President Putin that despite the decision, the space program would continue to be a top priority and that Russia would start building its own space station before 2024.

6.General Naravane and former US Defense Secretary honored for boosting Indo-US relations

Former Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane has been honored by the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) for his role in strengthening ties between India and the US . The USISPF presents the Global Leadership and Public Service Awards to individuals who have played a significant role in strengthening the relationship between the US and India. Along with Naravane, former US Defense Secretary General Jim Mattis has also been awarded the Public Service Award.

7.Sports Authority of India launched a new initiative “Create for India” campaign to encourage the Indian team

Sports Authority of India (SAI) has launched a new initiative to boost the enthusiasm of Team India with the “ Create for India ” campaign . Commonwealth Games to begin on 28 July in BirminghamA 215-member Indian Athlete contingent is all set to participate in 16 disciplines. The motto of CWG 2022 is “Games for Everyone”. The game will be held from July 28, 2022 to August 08, 2022. The Sports Authority of India is an important part of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of India. The Sports Authority of India, through its sports promotion schemes, works to generate talent among the youth. It provides them with the necessary infrastructure, equipment, training facilities and competition opportunities. The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is the apex national sports body of India, established in 1984 by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India for the development of sports in India.

8.Dr. Bharti Praveen Pawar chairs the National Family Planning Summit 2022

The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Bharti Praveen Pawar presided over the National Family Planning Summit 2022 in Delhi . Speaking at the National Family Planning Summit, Dr. Bharti Praveen Pawar said that India quickly understood the importance of family planning and became the first country in the world to launch the National Family Planning Program in 1952 . We have come a long way since then, striving to ensure universal access to family planning services. Glad that India has achieved replacement level fertility as per the latest survey reports, covering 31 states and union territories . Territories have a total fertility rate of 2.1 or less Has attained. It is heartening to know that the use of modern contraceptives has increased substantially to 56.5%. Dr. Bharti Praveen Pawar, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare has said that Mission Parivar Vikas 2016 has given further impetus to the National Family Planning Programme. New initiatives under the scheme New strategies like distribution of kits, Saas-Bahu Sammelan and Sarathi Van are helping to reach out to the community and communicate the importance of family planning, healthy birth-gap and small families. He said that more than 17 lakh new kits were distributed to the newlyweds and more than seven lakh Saas-Bahu Sammelans were organized. On this occasion, he also unveiled the Vision Document of Family Planning Program-2030.

9.Cabinet’s Economic Action Committee approves additional investment of Rs 12,000 crore by Bharat Petro Resources in BM-SEAL-11 project in Brazil

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved an additional investment of about twelve thousand crore rupees by Bharat Petro Resources Limited for the development of the BM-SEAL-11 concession project in Brazil . BPRL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited . The BM-SEAL-11 project is expected to start production from 2026-27 . BPRL has a participating interest (PI) of 40 percent in this concession, with Brazil’s national oil company Petrobras holding 60 percent as an operator. BPRL has been involved in the exploration and development of this project in Brazil since 2008.

10.The Union Cabinet has approved a package of more than one lakh 64 thousand crore rupees for the revival of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited.

The Union Cabinet has approved a revival package of more than one lakh 64 thousand crore rupees for Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited- BSNL . The merger of Bharat Broadband Network Limited and BSNL has also been approved. Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnav told after the cabinet meeting in New Delhi that the objective is to make BSNL a sustainable entity and a vibrant telecom company. He said that with the help of this package, the services of BSNL can be increased.

11.The Union Cabinet has approved a project for saturation of 4G mobile services in unserved villages with a total cost of Rs 26,316 crore.

Digital inclusion and connectivity for all is an integral part of the Government’s vision of ‘ Antyodaya ‘. Last year, the government approved a project to provide 4G mobile services in 7,287 underprivileged villages in 44 aspirational districts across five states . In his Independence Day address in the year 2021, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had called for the completion of government schemes. The Union Cabinet today approved a project to complete 4G mobile services in all mobile unserved villages across the country at a total cost of Rs 26,316 crore. Under this project, 4G mobile services will be provided in 24,680 underprivileged villages located in remote and inaccessible areas of the country.

12.Civil Aviation Ministry asks SpiceJet to operate only 50 per cent of sanctioned flights for 8 weeks following various glitches

The Civil Aviation Ministry has asked SpiceJet to operate only fifty per cent of the sanctioned flights for eight weeks following various glitches . As per the new order, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation-DGCA has limited the number of flights permitted by SpiceJet to 50 per cent under the Summer Schedule-2022. The directorate has said that this order has been issued after a series of investigations, inspections and show cause notices given to SpiceJet.

13.Maharashtra government bans plastic coating items

Maharashtra government has banned plastic coating items . The use of single-use plastic for items like cups, plates, bowls, spoons is currently banned in the state. But these days more and more items like plastic coated or plastic laminated, glasses, cups, containers etc. are being used more and more. Therefore, it has been decided to impose restrictions so that there is no harm to the environment.

14.Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya presided over the seminar on ‘Safe use of chemicals at workplace’

The Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya presided over a seminar on “ Safe use of chemicals at workplace ” organized in New Delhi . The seminar was organized by the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals (DCPC) and International Labor Organization (ILO).did. On this occasion a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between DCPC and ILO in the presence of Union Minister Dr. Mandaviya for adoption of International Chemical Safety Card (ICSC). The International Chemical Safety Card (ICSC) data sheets are, The purpose of which is to provide a summary of essential safety and health information about chemicals. The primary purpose of this card is to promote the safe use of chemicals in the workplace. The main users are workers and who are responsible for occupational safety and health. The International Chemical Safety Card (ICSC) will be used by the Department to disseminate appropriate hazard information about chemicals at the workplace in an understandable and easy to understand manner. At present there are 1784 chemical protection cards available. ICSAC has been developed on behalf of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the European Commission and is regularly updated to take into account the latest scientific developments. These cards encourage industry associations on chemicals to promote the safe use of chemicals in the workplace.

15.The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) and the University of Reading (UOR), UK.

The Union Cabinet , chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi , has been approved by the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) and the University of Reading (UOR) , UK .A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between This MoU was about cooperation in the field of agriculture and rural development in developing countries. It was signed in March 2022. This MoU will help the NIRDPR faculty to gain knowledge and widen its scope. It will develop for them an international professional network in the fields of agriculture, nutrition and rural development. Together, the two institutes can bring together a considerable amount of research expertise in terms of agricultural economics, rural development, livelihood and nutrition studies, which is essential for the emerging inter-disciplinary area of ​​research and capacity building. NIRDPR has been associated with the University of Reading in connection with various research activities in the field of rural development. such as improving nutrition assessment by measuring energy expenditure,

16.ONGC to make green hydrogen, India’s leading renewable energy company Greenco signs MoU with Zero Sea

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) , a major player in the energy sector, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with M/s Greenco Zero Sea Private Limited (Greenco) . This MoU has been done to jointly explore opportunities in renewable, green hydrogen, green ammonia and other derivatives of green hydrogen . The MoU, valid for two years, was signed in New Delhi by Shri Anurag Sharma , Director Onshore, ONGC and Shri Anil Kumar Chalamalasetty , CEO & Managing Director, Greenco in the presence of Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Housing & Urban Affairs. Signed.

17.Dilip Kumar : In the Shadow of a Legend book published by Faisal Farooqui

A new book has been published on Dilip Kumar , the great actor of Indian cinema by author Faisal Farooqui . The title of the book is Dilip Kumar: In the Shadow of a Legend . In this, Farooqui has mentioned about Dilip Sahab’s first film ‘Jwar Bhata’ in 1944. He has told that at that time Dilip Sahab was known by his original name i.e. Yusuf Khan. He changed his name to Dilip Kumar after appearing in films. Dilip Kumar passed away on 7 July 2021. Farooqui is the founder and CEO of Mouthshut.com, one of India’s leading review and rating platforms.

18.Canara Bank launches its mobile app named “Canara AI1”

Canara Bank has launched its mobile banking app ” Canara AI1 “. The Banking App will be a one-stop solution with over 250+ features to meet the banking needs of its customers. It aims to eliminate the need to work in multiple mobile app silos to avail various specialized services. This app is available in 11 languages, which makes it available to different sections of the society in their preferred language.

19.Rajnath Singh announces formation of Joint Tri-Service Theater Command

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh launches Integrated Theater Command of three services to improve coordination among armed forcesannounced the creation. India is rapidly transforming from being the world’s top importer of defense equipment to an exporter. The Defense Minister was addressing a function organized by the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Forum in the city to honor the martyrs of the Indian Armed Forces. The Defense Minister paid tributes to the Kargil martyrs and said that the nation can never forget the ultimate sacrifice made by them for upholding the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said that India is the world’s top importer of defense products (of defense products). India is currently among the top 25 exporting countries of defense goods despite not being the largest buyer in the world. According to the Defense Minister, the nation has started exporting defense goods worth Rs 13,000 crore and by 2025-2026 that amount will increase from Rs 35,000 to 40,

20.Nakul Jain appointed as CEO of Paytm Payments Services Limited

Publicly listed One97 Communications , the parent arm of Paytm, has appointed Standard Chartered Bank executive Nakul Jain as the CEO of Paytm Payments Services Limited (PPSL) . Jain previously served as Managing Director of Private Banking, Priority Banking, Deposit and Branch Banking at Standard Chartered Bank.

21.IIT Kanpur launches program called ‘Nirman’

Startup Incubation and Innovation Center (SIIC) at IIT Kanpur supported by Department of Science and Technology, Government of IndiaAccelerator Programme. The program will focus on manufacturing startups engaged in healthcare and agriculture domains to help them meet the challenges from their prototype-to-market journey. This includes working in healthcare and agriculture sectors. 15 startups will be promoted. Startup companies from across the country can apply by August 5. A total of 15 startups under construction will be selected. After this they will be helped from developing the product in the laboratory to taking it to the market. Not only this, a prize of up to Rs 10 lakh will also be given to the best performing startup in the group of 15 startups. There is a need for startups working in healthcare and agriculture sector in the country. This program will help innovation and startups. .

22.Grand statue of Chandrashekhar Azad will be installed in Bhopal

A grand statue of Amar Shaheed Chandrashekhar Azad will be installed in Bhopal . At the base of the statue, soil brought from Bhabra (Alirajpur) , the birth place of Azad, will be used and the statue site will be developed as a source of inspiration for the youth. On the 116th birth anniversary of Amar Shaheed Chandrashekhar Azad, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan addressed the inaugural function of the first state level Yuva Mahapanchayat organized in Bhopal.

23.India will host the 2025 ICC Women’s ODI World Cup

The International Cricket Council ( ICC) has confirmed that India will host the 2025 ICC Women’s ODI World Cup . The Council has yesterday selected four countries to host the ICC Women’s World Cup from 2024 to 2027 . These are India, Bangladesh, England and Sri Lanka . Bangladesh will host the Women’s T20 World Cup event in 2024 while its 2026 edition will be held in England. Sri Lanka Women’s T20 Champions Trophy for 2027 has won the hosting rights but it will depend on whether it qualifies for the competition. The host countries were selected through a bidding process conducted under the supervision of a subcommittee of the ICC Board. The Board of Control for Cricket in India President Sourav Ganguly was also included in the committee.

24.Government approves signing of guarantee to host FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 in India

The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a guarantee for the Federation International de Football Association-FIFA World Cup 2022 for women under the age of 17 in India . The FIFA U-17 Women ‘s World Cup 2022 will be held in India from October 11 to October 30, 2022 . The seventh edition of the biennial youth tournament will be the first FIFA women’s tournament to be hosted by India. It will encourage more youth to participate in sports and help promote the game of football in India.

25.BCCI introduces new A+ category for umpires

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has created a new category A+ for Indian umpires . The top-10 umpires of the country have been included in this category . Umpire Nitin Menon , who is included in the elite panel of the International Cricket Council (ICC) , has also been included in this new category of BCCI. Umpires in the A+ and A categories are paid Rs 40,000 per day for first-class games , while those in the B and C categories are paid Rs 30,000 per day .

26.The great scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee Dr. A.P.J. abdul kalam 7th death anniversary

Former President, great scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam ‘s 7th death anniversary was on 27th July. Dr Kalam, popularly known as Missile Man , is remembered among the best teachers. He played an important role in India’s defense and space research development. Abdul Kalam was the 11th President of the country. He won the 2002 presidential election against Lakshmi Sehgal by getting 9,22,884 votes. His tenure was from 25 July 2002 to 25 July 2007.

27.PM condoles the demise of renowned Assamese writer Shri Atulananda Goswami

The Prime Minister , Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the passing away of the famous Assamese writer Shri Atulananda Goswami . Sahitya Akademi awardee litterateur Atulananda Goswami passed away at a hospital in Guwahati. He was 87 years old. Widely recognized for his novel ‘ Namghoria ‘ written in the early 1990s, Goswami received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2006 for his short story collection ‘ Seneh Jarir Ganthi ‘ . He was also honored with other honors including Ambikagiri Roy Chowdhury Literary Award, Kumar Kishore Smriti Award, Katha Award and Sneh Bharati Sahitya Samman.